It has been somewhat of a frustrating season for PGA Tour player, Adam Hadwin, following a season in which he posted a win last year and a round of 59, but he’s hoping to turn it around when the FedEx playoffs begin this week.
While the PGA has announced a new schedule for 2019, the bigger news is still to come, and that’s the official announcement that Tiger Woods (Bridgestone TourB XS), and Phil Mickelson (Callaway Chrome Soft X) will go head-to-head in a winner-take-all $10 million televised event.
Golfers, particularly the elite ones on the professional tour, are finicky about their equipment, including balls, so it’s always interesting when one of them decides to switch brands. The most recent example is Sergio Garcia, the spectacular Spaniard who last year won the Masters. It officially ended the albatross he carried around as the best player on the PGA Tour not to win a Major. It also was a year in which he married. But for more than just his historic win and his marriage, Garcia made news in October, 2017 when it was announced he was ending a 15-year partnership with manufacturer TaylorMade in what was to become a move to Callaway early in 2018.
Image Credit: Golf Digest Golfers are always experimenting to improve their game, but when the top-ranked professional women’s player in the world does it, well, that’s quite unusual and people take notice. So when Lydia Ko played for the first time in 2017 in the Australian Open, a tournament in which she has had considerable success in the past, and finished tied for 46th, it only underlined some of the decisions – and the criticisms – the 19-year made in the last few months.
With the thermometer plunging below freezing in most parts of the country, golf season has come to a screeching halt. But maybe you are one of those brave souls for whom temperature is just a number. If you’re going to brave the elements then it is important to be prepared. Here are five tips to help you stay warm and have fun during your winter round.